Monday, June 27, 2011

State Cuts to Planned Parenthood Are Having an Effect

USA Today: Defunding efforts cause cuts at Planned Parenthood, by Heather Gillers & Andrew Scoggin:

BudgetCut The consequences of efforts to prevent taxpayer dollars from going to Planned Parenthood are now being felt.

In Indiana, Planned Parenthood will stop treating Medicaid patients and lay off two of three specialists after $100,000 in donations it had been using to replace state money ran out this week.

A state law cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood of Indiana took effect May 10. . . .

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